Found May 21, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Left tackle Max Starks has agreed to a one-year contract with the San Diego Chargers to help protect Philip Rivers' blind side. Starks, who is 6-foot-8 and 345 pounds, spent his first nine seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played every offensive snap for the Steelers last year despite tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during the Steelers' playoff loss at Denver the previous season. He won two Super Bowl rings with Pittsburgh, starting at right tackle against Seattle in 2006 and starting at left tackle against Arizona in 2009. Starks has experience at both tackle positions while starting 96 of 123 regular-season games played and eight starts in 10 playoff games. Also Tuesday, the Chargers released tackle Kevin Haslam.

Somebody Needs To Get Steelers Rookie QB Landry Jones A Terrible Towel, Pronto!

The first OTA session of the 2013 season for the Pittsburgh Steelers will get underway on Tuesday and I sure do hope that somebody gets rookie quarterback Landry Jones a Terrible Towel during the week, and more importantly, explains the history of it to him. Why? According to an interview that Jones did last week at the 17th Annual NFLPA Rookie Premiere, he doesn't know much...

Report: Chargers Sign OT Max Starks

Josina Anderson received a text from OT Max Starks that mentioned he’s signing with the San Diego Chargers. Starks mentioned that he signed a one-year deal with the team. The Chargers have been in contact with offensive tackle options in the past few weeks, so it’s not surprising to see them some additional help. Starks, 31, spent a number of seasons with the Steelers, but...

Steelers RB Isaac Redman Says Locker Room Just Wasn’t The Same Last Season

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman was a guest Monday morning on 93.7 The Fan and he talked about his off-season, the upcoming OTA session and several other team related topics in addition. With the Steelers drafting Michigan State running back Le'Veon Bell in the second round last month in addition to adding free agent running back LaRod Stephens-Howling to the...

Steelers Rookie CB Terry Hawthorne On Crutches Following Wednesday Practice

Unfortunately we have more injury news to pass along to you following the conclusion of the Pittsburgh Steelers second OTA practice of the 2013 season that took place on Wednesday. Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review is now reporting via Twitter that rookie cornerback Terry Hawthorne is on crutches with apparent right knee discomfort. Hawthorne, who was drafted by the...

Steelers S Troy Polamalu Says Calf Has Bothered Him For Last Four Years

While he might not have shown up in the same shape that he was when he came out of USC many moons ago, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu still looked to be in pretty good shape for the first OTA session of the 2013 season that got underway on Tuesday. However, during his talk with the media following practice, Polamalu revealed that the calf injury that forced him to miss...

Report: Steelers Rookie WR Reggie Dunn Has Yet To Master Catching Punts

On Monday, I posted a few things that I was hoping we would learn from the Pittsburgh Steelers first OTA session of the 2013 season that got underway on Tuesday and one of those items concerned rookie undrafted free agent wide receiver Reggie Dunn, and more specifically, his ability to return punts. It just so happens that Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette posted about...

Steelers Rookie WR Justin Brown Should Be Used To Having To Transition Quickly

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Justin Brown is about to enter the second phase of his transition into the NFL with the first OTA session getting underway Tuesday in Pittsburgh, but transition is something that the Oklahoma product is probably pretty used to by now. Brown, who attended the Steelers rookie camp immediately following the draft, decided to transfer to Oklahoma...

Chargers have Te'o on gag order?

Chargers director of public relations Bill Johnston said that the team is trying to shield Manti Te'o from the media so the rookie can remain "focused on becoming a Charger."

Chargers adding fuel to the fire with Te’o?

Much has been said since Michael Gehlken of U-T San Diego stated the San Diego Chargers decided not to make Manti Te’o available to the local media. While the Chargers call it an organizational decision some may say it allows Manti Te’o to focus on the playbook, new system, coaches, and teammates. By not feeding Te’o to the wolves, it gives him time to heal and for people...

What If Worilds Succeeds In 2013?

By Jeremy Hritz James Harrison is gone and is now in the land of the Bungles, apparently motivated by the Pittsburgh Steelers cutting ties with him. In week two of the approaching NFL season, Harrison will get his first opportunity to make his former team still wish they had his services, while Jason Worilds will be hoping to prove that the Steelers made the correct call. Sure...

Pittsburgh Steelers Potential Breakout Player of 2013: Cortez Allen

The great thing about the NFL is that there are so many positions that every year, there is almost always at least one player who has a breakout year on every team, no matter how good or bad the team is. This is one part in a 32 part segment detailing one potential breakout player for the 2013 NFL season on each NFL team (rookies don’t count). For the Pittsburgh Steelers, that...

Chargers Not Ruling Out A Return From OLB Melvin Ingram This Season

The San Diego Chargers haven’t ruled out OLB Melvin Ingram returning at some point this season, according to the Union-Tribune San Diego. Ingram suffered a torn ACL last week and is expected to undergo surgery on Tuesday. The injury will require “minimum of six months to heal,” according Michael Gehlken, so the earliest he could be back is late November. San Diego wasted...

Pittsburgh Steelers Ben Roethlisberger: We’re going to miss Mike Wallace

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has always been forthcoming with his thoughts. As he prepares to help his team regroup from a disastrous 2012-13 season, the 10-year veteran spoke with the Pittsburgh Tribune about the Steelers offensive changes. “There’s been some changes this offseason in some of the offensive philosophies, playbook and some things that...

Steelers' New OL Flashing Athleticism

The Steelers unveiled their brand spanking new offensive line Tuesday. Read about the rampant optimism and get the complete rundown inside.

Manti Te’o Off-Limits to Media at Chargers Camp, Attends Maxim Party in Hollywood

SAN DIEGO — Manti Te’o isn’t hiding out. He’s just not talking to the media. After being spotted attending a party thrown by the magazine Maxim last week in Hollywood, Te’o was back in San Diego at the Chargers’ second open session of organized team activities on Monday. For the second straight week, the former Notre Dame linebacker was barred from speaking with reporters...
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